from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In geology, noting a flow-structure in some igneous rocks marked by parallelism of discontinuous layers.
  • Striped; striate; having streaks or stripes; especially, having lengthwise streaks, as distinguished from crosswise bands, bars, or fasciæ.
  • Confused; ashamed: agitated; alarmed.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Marked or variegated with stripes.
  • adjective Local, U.S. Uncomfortable; out of sorts.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Bearing streaks.
  • adjective Marred with streaks.
  • adjective US, dialect, dated uncomfortable; out of sorts.
  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of streak.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective marked with or as if with stripes or linear discolorations


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